Suthers: Needs of long overdue project mean Colorado Springs city employees won't get raises

By: BILLIE STANTON ANLEU billie.stantonanleu@gazette.com

Forget the pay raises, building repairs and instant replacement of workers leaving the City of Colorado Springs.

Such items won't find a spot in next year's city budget if Mayor John Suthers has his...

Colorado Springs Utilities rates will increase less than expected

By: BILLIE STANTON ANLEU billie.stantonanleu@gazette.com

Colorado Springs residents might see a 1 percent utilities rate increase starting Jan. 1, a tiny increment compared with price hikes in recent years. Rates for commercial and industrial customers of Colorado...

State request for proof of stormwater basins' compliance could set tricky precedent

By: RYAN MAYE HANDY ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com

Months after the state Legislature declared a network of El Paso County debris basins legal, state engineers have sent letters to El Paso County agencies requiring proof, a move that could set dangerous precedent...

Colorado Springs man named to state transportation commission

By: STEPHEN HOBBS stephen.hobbs@gazette.com

Colorado Springs resident Nolan Schriner was selected to serve El Paso, Fremont, Park, and Teller counties on the state's Transportation Commission, the office of Gov. John Hickenlooper announced Wednesday.

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City of Aurora drops Gaylord hotel appeal

By: MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com

DENVER - The City of Aurora has dropped its appeal of a court ruling that some city tax incentives offered to a hotel development proposed near Denver International Airport violated the state's tax laws.

A...

Area Agency on Aging director announces retirement

By: Rachel Beck, Area Agency on Aging

Guy Dutra-Silveira, director of the Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments’ Area Agency on Aging, announced this summer he will retire this month after 20 years of service.

This week: Events in and around Colorado Springs

By: The Gazette

Here's a look at some of the top happenings this week in the Colorado Sprinigs area:

- The city of Colorado Springs Housing and Community Initiatives division is hosting a series of public meetings to obtain...

Yankowski gets interim tag removed as El Paso County administrator

By: STEPHEN HOBBS stephen.hobbs@gazette.com

The Board of El Paso County Commissioners unanimously approved the appointment of Henry Yankowski as county administrator Tuesday.

Yankowski was appointed as the interim county administrator June 4. Since...